The Royal Photographic Society is an international, modern and forward-looking organisation with a distinguished past. The Society promotes photography and image-making by bringing a creative community together and seeks to help photographers, at all levels, develop their skills.


Workshops and Lectures

We organise many inspirational and informative educational events around the UK each year. These events are open to both members and non-members to attend.

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Project Funding

Have a fantastic photography project in mind but just can't afford to fund it? Then this section, which outlines details of our bursaries, is for you.

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Online Courses

Digital photography: creating and sharing better images - a 10 week course which has been developed with the Open University.

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Institution Affiliation to the Royal Photographic Society. There are huge benefits for both students and educational institutions in becoming an affiliated member of The RPS.

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Learning Zone

Interact with other photographers, learn tips and tricks, look at other peoples work for inspiration and learn how you can move forward with your work.

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Downloadable documents that you may find useful as a photographer or teaching professional, ranging from photographic guidelines to education documents.

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Workshop Testimonials


”Most enjoyable day, lots of ideas and friendly atmosphere.“

Macro and Art, Workshop Participant

”Very interesting day, I learned how I could be doing this more efficiently. Thanks John, great day.“

Photoshop Elements, Workshop Participant